It is an introductory mathematics course for biology
students with the aim of training them to do quantitative analysis
of biological systems. Students will be trained on how to use the
language of mathematics to describe biological processes, how to
write down simple mathematical equations for various phenomena
occurring in biology.
Week
Topics
1.
Introduction, Graphs and Functions
2.
Functions and its Derivatives, Computing Derivatives
of Curves
3.
Plotting Curves , Numerical Calculation of Derivatives,
Partial Derivatives
4.
Integration and their Graphical Understanding
5.
Vectors : Position and Movement in 2D, Cell Symmetry
: Use of Polar Coordinates
6.
Gradient, Forces and Flows , Understanding Diffusion
7.
Introduction to Fourier series , Fourier Transform and
Statistics
8.
Basics of bio-statistics
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Mathematics for Biological Scientists, M. Aitken, B. Broadhursts, S. Haldky, Garland Science (2009)
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